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EIFG ~ Rounds 4 Research Wrap up

Imagine the functionality of today’s golf courses or the ability to manage them in an economically viable manner if there were no resources to fuel innovation, address challenges brought on by Mother Nature or respond to regulatory pressures. The absence of ongoing university-based research, education, advocacy programs and course operation resources threatens the ability of […]



In 2014, Brian McDonald was awarded the industry funded OSU Turf Technician position ($75,000 per year) provided by the following donors: Oregon Turfgrass Foundation, Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association, Oregon Golf Association (for a combined $50,000 annually), Bandon Dunes Resort ($10,000 annually), Turf Merchants, Inc. ($10,000 annually), and Pure Seed Testing, Inc. ($5,000 annually). The […]

OGCSA Selects New Executive Director

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The Oregon Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (OGCSA) has hired Alexis Wenker to replace the retiring Linda Whitworth as the executive director.  Linda has agreed to stay on until January 21st, helping Alexis transition into the new office. Alexis has a long history with the golf in Oregon, with over 16 years’ […]

President’s Message—12.30.15

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Greetings all, I hope everyone has enjoyed the holidays so far. I can’t believe the years end is upon us. At times, it seemed like the record setting seasons of heat, and now precipitation, would never end yet here we are ready to welcome in 2016. Despite my lack of communication to our membership, the […]